Tags » Dating Expectations

Sparkle, history, intimacy and commitment ....

The benefits of working with a wonderful therapist not only includes the ability to work through your issues with an intelligent and thoughtful third party, but also the encouragement to learn from your mistakes and be better for next time. 509 more words

I love the players, and you love the game ...

I really love the new Taylor Swift song. My kids are sick of me playing it already and it’s only been a couple of days. I heard that she’s a good songwriter and I’m not really familiar with her music, but the lyrics of “Blank Space” is a perfect reflection of how I feel about dating. 530 more words

My decision to go back ....

It’s like pulling off a bandaid. Or getting back on the horse after a fall. Or getting back on the Leafs bandwagon after another loss. Or any other euphemism to describe the fear I have about re-entering the world of online dating. 415 more words

What to do about the blog....

I knew I had to decide what to do about the blog. It’s been top of mind because I will be out in the dating scene again, and I have to figure out what I can and cannot write about. 380 more words


So I meet this guy at a concert (small venue, obscure band).  I am there as a third wheel with my girlfriend and a guy she is dating.   346 more words

Ways to Screen Out Violent Lovers

This is an earlier post that I felt was worth re-posting in light the current press about Ray Rice and domestic violence.

 Deeds of violence in our society are performed… 903 more words


I conceed

The date went surprisingly well.  I suppose this isn’t actually *too* surprising since I did agree to go on a second date with him after a better than expected first date.   140 more words